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HDMI ARC pass through

Add my name to the masses asking for pass through on the HDMI ARC. Right now I have an Onkyo TX-NR708 receiver (circa 2010).

HDMI ARC pass through

Posted on 2017-11-30 16:37:29 edited November 2017 OLED TVs Vote Up0Vote Down
Add my name to the masses asking for pass through on the HDMI ARC. Right now I have an Onkyo TX-NR708 receiver (circa 2010). It doesn't support 4K so the only way for me to connect my LG U875 UHD blu-ray player is to connect it directly to the LG OLED65B7A TV then use the ARC to get audio to the receiver. Currently, I'm only getting DTS to the receiver when the source is DTS HD Master Audio and the only options for the ARC are Auto and PCM. A passthrough option would really solve my problem it seems. Please update the firmware to allow for a passthrough.

In the mean time, I'm going to try an HDMI active splitter 1 in to 2 out with EDID settings, SIIG CE-H22K12-S1, and see if I can work around the problem.

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    RE: HDMI ARC pass through

    AlexanderAlexander LG Moderator
    Posted on 2018-09-14 15:23:35 Vote Up0Vote Down
    @Sabertooth, Good day,

    Did the slitter work? I can escalate to our product specialist but I cant promise if or when a firmware update will be created.
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    RE: HDMI ARC pass through

    SheoulSheoul Member
    Posted on 2018-12-11 11:48:58 Vote Up0Vote Down
    Is this solved? Is the passthru available somehow on webOs? This is totally fundamental for me as I have purchased this years 55b8.
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